Robert Dunn

Novelist, Author

1950 –


Who is Robert Dunn?

Robert Dunn is the author of five musical novels, Pink Cadillac, Cutting Time, Soul Cavalcade, Meet the Annas, Look at Flower, and Stations of the Cross: A Musical Novel of Obsession. The novels are published under Dunn's own independent publishing company, Coral Press, located in New York City. His novel 'The Sting Rays' is available online at Electron Press.

Dunn has won an O. Henry Prize for his short story "Hopeless Acts Performed Properly, With Grace." He has also written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times Book Review, The Sewanee Review, Omni Magazine, the Mississippi Review, and Mother Jones.

He was born in Santa Monica, Calif., and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. From 1976 to '82, he was on the editorial staff of The New Yorker magazine. In 1982, he spent a residency at the artists' colony Yaddo. For the final three years of the novelist Bernard Malamud's life Dunn was his literary assistant.

Dunn currently teaches fiction writing at The New School in New York City and has taught at Dickinson College in the past.

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Nov 16, 1950
Santa Monica
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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